theatre

How I became Tamijer Baap in ‘Khowabnama’

I found myself looking for him beyond the pages of Elias's novel, among the old men who beg on the streets of Dhaka, or in the madman lying on the footpath, trying to say something  in a huff or lost in a hallucination on the open road.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

‘Nil Chhaya’ reconjures ghosts of Bengal’s Indigo Revolution

‘Nil Chhaya' connects the Indigo Revolt to the oppressions faced by present day garment factory workers in Bangladesh.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

How I became Tamijer Baap in ‘Khowabnama’

I found myself looking for him beyond the pages of Elias's novel, among the old men who beg on the streets of Dhaka, or in the madman lying on the footpath, trying to say something  in a huff or lost in a hallucination on the open road.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

The Making of Theatre: There are no secrets

What makes theatre good, bad or even deadly? I thought I knew the answer to this tricky question. I had a valid ground for this belief because more than thirty years ago, the pre-eminent playwright of Bangladesh,

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

The pursuit of theatre

The world of theatre is accessible yet not a simple one to get into.

April 25, 2022
April 25, 2022

A search for the Shakespearean semiotics in Bangladesh

This writing celebrates how Bangladesh has practised a ‘disturbingly relevant’ legacy of William Shakespeare through a testimonial of Aly Zaker, a phenomenal figure in the cultural arena of the country.

December 9, 2021
December 9, 2021

National award winner Kajol Ibrahim launches her memoir

In an intimate ceremony held at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on December 4, national award-winning dancer, choreographer, and stage performer Kajol Ibrahim launched her memoir, Nritte Gantha Kotha Mala, published by Ramon Publishers.

March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019

'Jibon O Rajnaitik Bastobota' in review

After the success of his last theatrical production, Rizwan, legendary theatre director Syed Jamil Ahmed's latest production, Jibon O

July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018

'Lal Jomin' on a countrywide tour

Shunyan Repertory Theatre's applauded monologue Lal Jomin is based on the struggle of a woman during the liberation war in 1971 and it's aftermath.

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

Shakespeare

Theatre and Performance Studies Department of Dhaka University in association with British Council, staged theatrical production “Shakespeare Shoptok” at British Council on April 23 and 24 evening.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

Padatik to stage 'Kaal Ratri' tomorrow

Theatre troupe Padatik Natya Sangsad will stage their new production “Kaal Ratri” at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on January 8.